Fire doors differ from ordinary doors.
They are subject to regulations and standards that should be adhered to. The Fire Door Inspection Scheme (FDIS) is the first of its type in Europe. The aim of the scheme is to improve a greater understanding of Fire Doors, particularly those installed within the built environment.
BS 8214 Timber Based Fire Door Assemblies states, that doors should be regularly inspected, and that inspection and maintenance should be undertaken by a competent person. FDIS currently has 44 Certificated Inspectors throughout the UK and Ireland, who have all undergone extensive training and are subject to ongoing 3rd party assessment, to demonstrate their competency.
These individuals can assist clients meet their responsibilities under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order when conducting fire risk assessments within the buildings under their control. To contact you local FDIS Certificated Inspector go to www.fdis.co.uk/inspector